Podcast: Dahr Jamail on ISIS, Maliki & How the US Has Fueled a Growing Regional War

By: Sunday June 22, 2014 8:11 am

What is being reported in the news is that in the past day or two the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has advanced and taken control of more towns in western Iraq, including a strategic border crossing. But where did ISIS come from? What has made this militant group so strong? Why do [...]

State Department Ignores How US Forces Have Inspired ‘Emergence’ of Al Qaeda Affiliates

By: Thursday May 1, 2014 11:00 am

The United States State Department has released its annual report on global terrorism where it highlights “serious threat” posed to the US by the growth in affiliates of Al Qaeda while also acknowledging that the “international community has severely degraded Al Qaeda’s core leadership.” As it describes, “Leadership losses in Pakistan, coupled with weak governance [...]

Obama’s UN Speech: Packaging Neoconservative Values in the Language of Peace & Liberation

By: Wednesday September 25, 2013 1:08 pm

The speech President Barack Obama delivered at the United Nations General Assembly was a neoconservative foreign policy speech, the kind of speech one might have heard President George W. Bush deliver in the midst of the Iraq War to defend decisions made by those ruling America. Both Robert Kagan and William Kristol, leading American neoconservatives, [...]

Guilty! UN Report on Syria Does Not Say What John Kerry Says It Said

By: Friday September 20, 2013 5:52 pm

The UN released its report on chemical weapons use in Syria. You can read it here. It’s not that long, just some forty pages including legal appendices. John Kerry says it confirms that the Assad regime fired the gas rockets. Unfortunately, that is not what the actual report says. In a court, Kerry’s case might [...]

Obama’s National Security Advisor Delivers Myth-Addled Speech on Waging War on Syria

By: Monday September 9, 2013 8:07 pm

National security advisor Susan E. Rice was sent by the administration of President Barack Obama to deliver a speech making the case for war on Syria at the New America Foundation, a think tank in Washington, DC. The speech was part of a public relations operation engineered by former Obama administration staffers the president has [...]

US Covered-Up for Decades the Largest Use of Biological & Chemical Weapons in History

By: Sunday September 8, 2013 7:00 pm

The U.S. pretends to be pursuing noble causes for peace in threatening to launch military strikes against Syria for supposed chemical warfare attacks. But the U.S. record on both biological and chemical warfare is anything but noble. It reeks of self-interest, and involved the U.S. in a cover-up of the largest, most sinister program of biological and chemical experimentation and warfare in modern history.

Obama Deploys Visceral Videos of Alleged Chemical Attack Victims to Manipulate & Grow Support for Syria War

By: Sunday September 8, 2013 2:55 pm

Struggling to win support for United States military strikes on Syria, the administration of President Barack Obama has launched an information operation on members of Congress and citizens of America, who still refuse to support engaging in an act of war in response to an alleged chemical attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The information [...]

What Should Be Progressive or Humanitarian Response to Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria?

By: Tuesday August 27, 2013 3:14 pm

The increasing consensus, despite the lack of incontrovertible proof, is that a chemical attack took place in Syria that killed hundreds of innocent people and the Syrian government was behind it. It is impossible to be one hundred percent certain that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government launched a chemical attack, but, since it is [...]

US Media Cite Alleged Chemical Attack, Urge Obama Administration to Punish Assad & Bomb Syria

By: Monday August 26, 2013 11:37 am

An alleged chemical attack in a Damascus suburb occurred on Wednesday. Despite the fact that there is no real confirmation that the chemical attack came from the Syrian government and not some “rebel force,” the US and other countries have appeared as if they are moving closer to escalating intervention to a point where air [...]

Liberal Calls for US to Arm Syrian Rebels Escalate After Israeli Strikes

By: Monday May 6, 2013 12:37 pm

Since Israel launched air strikes in Syria last week, more and more liberal supporters of greater United States intervention are presenting arguments they have developed to support advocacy for arming rebel groups. New York Times┬ácolumnist and former executive editor, Bill Keller, argues President Barack Obama needs to “get over” the Iraq invasion that did not [...]

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